Docosahexaenoic Acid in Breast Milk Reflects Maternal Fish Intake in Iranian Mothers

@inproceedings{Olang2013DocosahexaenoicAI,
  title={Docosahexaenoic Acid in Breast Milk Reflects Maternal Fish Intake in Iranian Mothers},
  author={Beheshteh Olang and Majid Hajifaraji and Mohamed Atiya Ali and Sophie Hellstrand and Mohammad Palesh and Ebrahim Azadnyia and Zinat Kamali and Birgitta Strandvik and Agneta Yngve},
  year={2013}
}
To estimate essential fatty acid (FA) and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA) concentrations in early breast milk (BM) in relation to habitual fish intake. BM was collected within 72-hours after delivery from consecutively included mothers, 60 in Guilan (coastal) and 60 in Kermanshah (inland) provinces. Mothers were interviewed to complete a food frequency questionnaire. The FA composition was measured with gas chromatography. Mothers in the coastal area had higher intake of fish… CONTINUE READING